Events for Sunday 28th February 2016


On This Day in History

View Product

Only £9.95

Siege of Ladysmith Lifted

28th February 1900

During the Second Boer War, the 118-day Siege of Ladysmith is lifted. In 1899 the Boers, armed with the latest European rifles and artillery, drove through Natal to help themselves to a seaport - Durban - only to spend their energies in laying siege to the market and railway town of Ladysmith.

Further Reading

Ladysmith
(Paperback)
by Lewis Childs

In 1899 the Boers, armed with the latest European rifles and artillery, drove through Natal to help themselves to a seaport - Durban - only to spend their energies in laying siege to the market and railway town of Ladysmith. Read more...

Only £9.95 at Pen & Sword Books.


This Day's Events

28

First World War in 1916 Day

Starts: Sun 28th February
Ends: Sun 28th February
Price: 70 - 75
Tel: 0117 352 6600
Email: .
Website: https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/

M Shed, Princes Wharf, Bristol BS1 4RN

Guest Speakers in Bristol

Discover the story of 1916 - the year of the battles of the Somme and Jutland and of great changes back at home - with speakers Peter Hart, Nick Hewitt, Keith Jeffery, Catriona Pennell and Andrew Roberts.





Barnsley News from Barnsley Chronicle